Escondido, CA

The new $14.5M center is 26,000 SF with 14 classrooms for core subjects and four flex­science classrooms. The building also has a ten-work-station faculty lounge, restrooms, and other support spaces. The scope of work involved associated site improvements, including the path of travel upgrades and a new parking lot. Besides new educational functions and buildings, the site has a CIF-regulation sports complex, including a new track, football field, baseball field, and softball field.

CTE is the Geotechnical Engineer of Record and is serving as the DSA Approved Quality Assurance Agency, providing all required geotechnical services including footings inspection and certification, soil compaction testing, and asphalt testing, and inspection. CTE also provided concrete design, batch plant inspection, and on-site inspection and quality assurance testing and inspection of concrete, masonry, structural steel and fireproofing, and non-destructive examination of welds. Laboratory testing included soil and base material and construction materials including asphaltic concrete, mortar, grout, Portland cement concrete, reinforcing steel, structural steel, high strength bolts, and fireproofing.